One change being driven by developers is the swing away from the fake historical facade such as the neo-Georgian, mock Victorian and quasi-colonial.The Arkley
They want their estates to have a sharper, more contemporary look. This has opened the way for one new historical style — the neo-'50s. One of Metricon's most popular designs is the Arkley, inspired by the late painter Howard Arkley's renditions of postwar suburban houses
I've seen a few "retros" recently in real estate ads for fifties houses, and even a Post-modern. Which could mean your retro house is enclosed by a couple of giant quotation marks out the front, who knows?